200786 - Industrial Engineer
CA-Central California
Canoga Park
6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Industrial Engineer for a contract opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

60% - Optimize Manufacturing & Assembly Operations
Work with factory managers to evaluate manufacturing areas and implement continuous improvement projects and methods aimed at reducing waste, improving flow, improving performance, improving the “visual factory”, and reducing non-conformances. Use lean methods to reduce floor space needed to support efficient hardware fabrication. Perform studies to find ways to eliminate wastefulness in production processes and present findings to area managers. Devise efficient systems and metrics that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to improve product cost, schedule and or quality.
20% - Improve Scheduling & Performance Accuracy
View systems as a whole. Asses manufacturing sequences, lead-times, shop floor capacity planning, and area performance to optimize workflow schedules.
Identify system level production constraints and design solutions to resolve constraint.
Support area managers with cost performance analysis, non-conformance analysis, and capacity studies.
20% - Participate and facilitate team projects to resolve operations issues and implement cost reduction initiatives.

Application of Lean tools & methods to provide business insights Work measurement studies (manufacturing standard work) and basic statistical techniques Understanding of MRP systems, shop order routings, & resource attributes (including performance, efficiency, & yield factors) Performance measurement systems Material handling and production planning
Interpret and evaluate data and processes Communicate technical information to a wide audience both verbally and in writing Use various computer systems to produce reports and spreadsheets Comfortable working under limited instruction or guidance to achieve goals and objectives Establish working priorities, plan projects, and organize resources

Requires an Accredited Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline and (5) years of experience in a directly related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Richard Barrett
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x246 or (800) 927-9318 x246

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.